Juggling Fire, Poems

The cemetery man

Nobody thinks of the cemetery manThe guy who digs the graves by handSometimes warming the brittle groundBefore one by one, he can shovel a mound He measures by yard stick to follow the lawThough he can now eyeball the box he must drawHe lays out the side guards and pounds in the tapesThen cracks the… Continue reading The cemetery man

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New things for 2019

Greetings and welcome to 2019! I hope your 2019 kicked off with a bang! We have hit the ground running, continuing some ongoing projects and heading into several new ones. Ministry updates Jaynee just returned from a four-day missions trip to Takuapa, in southern Thailand. A small group went to this rural village to tell… Continue reading New things for 2019

Featured image: Gulf of Thailand off the southern coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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PADI Diving Adventures & Writers Workshops

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Graduating.. and America?

Hi everyone! It's nearing the end of this year and also nearing exam time!  Recently, I finished my classes and am now preparing to take the GED exams. Ultimately, my plan right now is to study/go into marketing and business, but I won't be going to university for a while. I'd like to take a… Continue reading Graduating.. and America?

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For Momma

In midsummer, some time ago, momma came home to say hi to the rest of the family. She has always had a light with her that not everyone has. She has known how to love and how to help, how to smile and how to cry, how to struggle and how to deal with the… Continue reading For Momma

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While In Mongolia

"saying goodbye is always hard, whether it’s with children, peers, adults, or a whole country. You never know what you’ll end up feeling towards certain things. We said goodbye 3 separate times to 3 completely different parties- the kids, the youth, and the country- and each time I couldn’t keep the tears away."

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‘In this wasteland, where I’m living’

Greetings! I’m riding the bus home from the YWAM Central Region Conference in Pattaya. To say I am a mess is an understatement. I came here knowing God would give me answers but not knowing the work he would do in me in two days. Sometimes my heart gets so full that the things inside… Continue reading ‘In this wasteland, where I’m living’

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A new ministry. And Mongolia?

See those two birdies up there? One of them is me. Bird on a wire. We’ve enjoyed watching these sweet babies from our balcony the last few weeks. One morning as I took my morning coffee outside I saw the new nest with mommy bird sitting on what looked like one blue egg. I Googled… Continue reading A new ministry. And Mongolia?

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Cambodian Water Project: Stage 1

Greetings! We have a plan! For those of you interested in helping with the Cambodian water project, I am excited to report to you about the progress being made. To date, we have the first stage of the project (of three stages) drawn up and estimated. Above is a rough sketch of the plan. Our… Continue reading Cambodian Water Project: Stage 1

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Cambodia and beyond

Greetings friends! I hope harvest is fruitful and going well. I love seeing all the wheat cutting photos on Facebook. It makes my heart happy … and a bit homesick. We are having a great month though. The heat has broken, and the rains have started. Hallelujah! And I have much to tell you since… Continue reading Cambodia and beyond